Monday Memo

January 11, 2016

Hope you enjoyed your First Snow delay of the Year!

Dates to Note:

Tuesday, January 12:
  • Lower Elementary Cook Day

Friday, January 15:

  • Deadline for Wish Table Items for Gala
  • Half Day Inservice - School dismissal for all students at 11:45
  • Whole Faculty Meeting @ MS 12:20 pm - 12:40 pm
  • Infant/Toddlers Closed

Wednesday, January 20:
  • Community Conversation with 6th and 7th grade parents @ 6 pm - 7:30 pm

Thursday, January 21:

  • Parent Ed: Primary to Lower Moving up

Megan's Minutes...

January 15th InService Plan

Whole Faculty
  • Discussing Results of the Community Survey 12:20 pm - 12:40 pm

Cross Level Benchmarks meeting - Reading, Writing, Language Arts

  • Primary and Lower - Green Farmhouse 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Lower and Upper - Green Farmhouse 2:30 pm - 4 pm


Moving Up Meetings:

  • January 21 - Lower Elementary
  • January 29 - Upper Elementary
  • February 4 - Middle School

Deadline for all wish table items is Friday, January 15!!!

Small Fry Banter.....

"I can't believe you're the librarian!"
"Because librarians are normally old and just shush people!"

Remember to send me ( your funny over hears! We always need a good chuckle!

A Second with Sarah.....


Your 24-7 helping hand

This is just a quick reminder that you and your immediate family members have an excellent resource right at your fingertips should you need any help for a personal, work-related or family problem. Just print out and keep these toll free numbers and call any time you have the need.

It's confidential, it’s toll-free and you can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, even on holidays.

8002252527 or 8002524555

What should you call about? Anything that worries you or anything that keeps you up at night. No problem is too big or too small.

To learn more, click on the video below.
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Staff Invited!!!

What: 3rd Annual Euchre Tournament!!
When: January 30th, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: The Home of Lance and Belinda Burton
4435 Wilderness Court
Auburn, IN 46706
Cost: $50 donation per team; $35 per team for newcomers

To benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk 2016!
Includes supper, non-alcoholic beverages.

Please RSVP to 260-235-1028 or
More details on the Bulletin board

Lifting it up with Lori Z.!!

Is your child interested in golf? If so, we have ten spots available on our Oak Farm’s Golf team. Any student in 4th through 8th grades can participate. We are very fortunate to be able to offer indoor opportunities before regular season! See information below, read attachment or feel free to contact Lori Zacharias or Alan Moyer for more information.

Parent Meeting:

Monday, January 25th @ 3:45pm

Location: TBA

Indoor Pre-Season Practice

Start Date: Feb 9th, 2016

Where: Cobblestone Golf Course in Kendallville

Practice Days: Tuesday or Wednesday in February & March

Practice Times: 4:00 to 5:30pm

Outdoor Regular Season Practice

Where: Cobblestone Golf Course in Kendallville

Practice Days: Monday and Wednesday’s 4:00-5:30 in April & May

Season Match Schedule: Approximately 6 matches in April & May

Forms & Fees and Information:

Cost: $25.00 for Oak Farm Student / $50.00 for non-Oak Farm student.

Equipment: Partial set of clubs needed; contact Coach Alan for info

Forms in order to participate:

· Falcons Participation and Contact Sheet

· IHSAA Physical

· Code of Conduct

· Concussion Acknowledgement

Forms are attached and can be found under athletics @ or contact the Lori Zacharias or 260-897-4270 x 1105.

Transportation: Parents are responsible for transporting players to Cobblestone for practices. Carpooling can be arranged at the first parent meeting.

Coach: Alan Moyer,

Bulletin Board is done for January! Try your luck and win!!!

January Birthdays:

1/2: Ines Oldenburg

1/5: Diana McCreery & Janet Canino

1/13: Nancy Bradtmiller